Singapore economy

Japanese rail giant East Japan Railway Company opens co-working space in Singapore

One of Japan's largest passenger railway companies is opening a co-working space here today that it hopes will connect Japanese and Singapore companies.

Economists now expect easing of Singdollar slope in October

Singapore's central bank pulled back its full-year inflation outlook on Friday, as July figures fell below expectations to a three-year low.

July price increase the slowest in 3 years; MAS tweaks core inflation outlook

SINGAPORE inflation cooled below expectations in July, prompting the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to ease its full-year outlook slightly, according to data released on Friday.

In tough times, SMEs prioritise revenue ahead of innovation, talent retention

BUFFETED by a slowing economy and prolonged US-China trade war, Singapore's small and medium-sized enterprises are prioritising revenue growth ahead of product innovation, talent retention and...

Economic slowdown, yes, but Singapore is looking beyond the short term

WITH the economic slowdown very much a dominant issue in the headlines of late, some in Singapore might have looked to the Prime Minister's National Day Rally speech last Sunday for some promise...

Over half of SMEs see drop in profit margins as Singapore economy slows: SCCCI

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are bracing themselves for a hit to profit margins as Singapore’s economic slump widens, with revenue growth their key concern going forward, according to...

Singapore attracts more investments despite economic slowdown

Strong economic headwinds and the US-China trade tensions have not stopped Singapore from attracting an unexpectedly large amount of investment commitments.

Retirement age, CPF rates for older workers to be raised: PM

FROM helping older workers stay employed to tackling climate change, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong addressed major issues for Singapore's future in Sunday night's National Day Rally - while...

US-China tensions will affect S'pore, but slowdown not hitting jobs yet: PM Lee

GROWING tensions between the United States and China have an impact on both Singapore's foreign relations and economic growth, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in his Chinese speech during...

Singapore July non-oil exports fall less sharply than previous 2 months at 11.2%

SINGAPORE'S non-oil domestic exports (NODX) continued to fall in July, but less sharply. After dropping 16.3 per cent year on year in May and 17.4 per cent in June, the NODX slipped 11.2 per cent...

Flying into headwinds, firms find silver linings in the trade war

HOMEGROWN furniture company Koda freed up capacity at its factory in Vietnam to serve new customers, and is looking to start manufacturing in Indonesia or another neighbouring country in the next...